96 f250 5.8

Asked by Apr 05, 2017 at 03:01 PM about the 1996 Ford F-250 2 Dr XL Standard Cab LB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My truck was fine drove 700 miles
now sounds like a lifter is
knocking smokes bad than stops
smoke goes away water and soot
in tail pipe any ideas

2 Answers


Head Gasket, check to see if you lost any anti-freeze in the system !


Did you check the oil level? What color smoke?

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